Shows how weather data is collected and used by meteorologists for forecasting.
This video explains how we use satellites to help predict the weather, along with weather balloons, weather stations, and local ground observers.
Students explore how the ocean influences weather and climate through on an online investigation and analysis of data. Pre and post assessments with answer keys are provided.
Online student guide for Ocean Motion: Lesson 3
Quiz on the tools that meteorologists need to study, report, and predict the weather.
Reviews the various instruments that scientists use to collect weather data.
A list of student-submitted discussion questions for Collecting Weather Data.
To enhance understanding of unfamiliar terms by deconstructing them into their component parts using the Word Parts strategy.
To show how details are organized into categories that in turn are related to main ideas using a Spider Map.
Come up with questions about a topic and learn new vocabulary words to determine answers using an Ask, Answer, Learn table.
Students will explore current collection of meteorological data and its potential impact on other fields other than weather prediction.
Students will compare plane contrails to clouds and look at their potential impact on Earth's weather.
Satellites and other modern technological devices have improved weather forecasting tremendously in the past 25 years. The ability to more accurately predict the weather saves billions of dollars each year.
Weather forecasts beyond a week or two are mid-range forecasts. They must take into consideration other factors like ocean temperature and greenhouse gas content. In 2013, the active hurricane season that was predicted was completely incorrect.
This study guide summarizes the key points of Collecting Weather Data. You can download and customize it to suit your needs and study habits.
These flashcards help you study important terms and vocabulary from Collecting Weather Data.